Windows Firewall Constructor is a bogus security program for computers. Windows Firewall Constructor makes several false claims of being able to detect and removal viruses, spyware and other malware from a PC. Windows Firewall Constructor virtually fails at every effort of removing malware from a PC. Windows Firewall Constructor has been claimed as being a scam that will ultimately attempt to trick computer users out of money in return for a worthless security program. Users who may come across are highly urged to remove Windows Firewall Constructor using an updated antispyware or antimalware program.
Are you getting popups from Windows Firewall Constructor? Have you identified that you have Windows Firewall Constructor installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Windows Firewall Constructor completely from your computer?
Why should you remove Windows Firewall Constructor?
If Windows Firewall Constructor resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Windows Firewall Constructor may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Windows Firewall Constructor removal process.
How can you manually remove Windows Firewall Constructor
Manual removal of Windows Firewall Constructor may not be for everyone. Each manual Windows Firewall Constructor removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Windows Firewall Constructor removal process.
Windows Firewall Constructor can be removed manually by following the steps below.
- With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
- Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
- Locate Windows Firewall Constructor in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Windows Firewall Constructor, you can continue to step 5.
- Restart your computer.
- Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
- Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
- Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this,
then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect" = 0HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableRegedit" = 0HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableRegistryTools" = 0HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableTaskMgr" = 0HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Inspector"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings "net" = 2012-2-29_2HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings "UID" = "dbbqyjinfs"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_ERROR_PAGE_BYPASS_ZONE_CHECK_FOR_HTTPS_KB954312 "iexplore.exe"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\auto-protect.nav80try.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\bootwarn.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ethereal.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\McSACore.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\PC_Antispyware2010.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ss3edit.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\wupdt.exe
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Delete all of the following files that are associated with Windows Firewall Constructor from your computer.%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll%AppData%\Protector-[RANDOM 3 CHARACTERS].exe%AppData%\result.db%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Windows Firewall Constructor.lnk%Desktop%\Windows Firewall Constructor.lnk
If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.
If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Windows Firewall Constructor, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.
Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"
After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Windows Firewall Constructor by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Windows Firewall Constructor folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.
Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Windows Firewall Constructor completely from your computer. If you find that Windows Firewall Constructor is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Windows Firewall Constructor removal process.